An overview of PsycINFO.
Why use it?
- Coverage back to 1806.
- Well structured controlled thesaurus.
- Indexes more than just journal articles: dissertations and books, as well as book chapters, are included.
- Good for all aspects of mental health.
- Good for social, behavioural and psychological aspects of health and illness.
Bear in mind ...
- Comparatively small database: more than 4.5 million records.